Join us for (Un)Equal Under the Law: Extreme Sentencing and Racial Justice in California

February 14, 2024

Join us for  “(Un)Equal Under the Law: Extreme Sentencing and Racial Justice in California” When: Thursday, March 14th, 5:30pm (doors open at 5pm) Where: Jack Adams Hall, San Francisco State University Who: Please RSVP   Featuring, Kevin Cooper, who will call in to discuss the ongoing fight for his life, justice and freedom while surviving California’s […]

Death Penalty Focus features interview with Kevin Cooper in January Newsletter

January 18, 2024

This interview was originally published on January 17, 2024 in Death Penalty Focus’s January newsletter.  In a phone interview from the 48-square-foot cell on San Quentin’s death row, where he has lived since he was sentenced to death in 1985, Kevin Cooper pointed out that this is the second time […]

American Bar Association urges Governor to order additional investigations

December 16, 2023

ABA President, Mary Smith, urges Governor Newsom to order “additional investigation, specifically as it relates to law enforcement records” that were never obtained by the Special Counsel assigned by the Governor to investigate Mr. Cooper’s claims of innocence. Read the San Francisco Chronicle’s reporting here: ABA says Kevin Cooper prosecutors withheld […]

How to help Kevin

December 10, 2023

Kevin needs your help!  Use this activist toolkit to contact the Governor and share Kevin’s story: Sign up to volunteer and receive updates here.   

KPFK’s Geri Silva interviews Kevin Cooper and Jane Dorotik on Think Outside the Cage

December 10, 2023

Geri Silva interviewed Kevin Cooper and Jane Dorotik on her radio show, Think Outside the Cage on December 10, 2023. You can listen to the interview by going to KPFK archives and selecting Think Outside the Cage and then clicking play on the December 10th episode.

Why California’s reinvestigation of an infamous quadruple murder case is a sham by Lara Bazelon, Charlie Nelson Keever

October 28, 2023

Innocence claim experts who run the San Francisco Innocence Commission, conclude that a state-commissioned report to investigate Kevin Cooper’s case is deeply flawed. Read the Op Ed in the Chronicle here:

Rebuttal Memo to Special Counsel

October 25, 2023

Kevin’s legal team at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP responds to the Special Counsel’s Innocence Investigation and asks the Governor to reject the report. Click below to view the rebuttal.  Signed Rebuttal Memo to Special Counsel Report Read Kevin’s response here: Kevin Cooper letter to supporters October 2023.docx (1)

Kevin’s legal team responds to the special counsel’s report. Asks Governor to follow through on his word and obtain a true innocence investigation.

January 15, 2023

Cooper statement.pdf

Against the Current publishes “A Letter From Death Row” by Kevin Cooper

July 23, 2022

Free Me! An Event with Kevin in discussion with East Point Peace Academy and Amnesty International Group 30

July 7, 2022

You can view a recording of the June 29, 2022 event here: